by David Rosenberg
Children's program on official Palestinian Authority channel praises vengeance, calls on children to "destroy the Zionist's soul".
During a February episode of the show “Children’s Talk,” the host praises a young Arab girl for her recital of a poem calling for “vengeance and liberation”, according to a report by Palestinian Media Watch.
Entitled “I am a Palestinian”, the poem exhorts listeners to “smash the oppressor” and “destroy the Zionist’s soul”.
The show, an officially sanctioned PA program on state TV, often features militaristic propaganda and anti-Israel incitement.
Despite international insistence that the Palestinian Authority is a moderate body and interested in longer-term peace, a recently released Clinton e-mail reveals the US State Department has been aware of the phenomenon of PA incitement against Israelis, and the attempts by the PA leadership to blame incitement on “local leaders”.
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